Citations Made Easy: Introductions to Endnote and Mendeley

Finding, organizing, and sharing research can be frustrating, but there are tools that can make the process substantially easier. Citation managers like Endnote and Mendeley are tools for collecting, searching, and formatting references that integrate with web browsers and word processors. In these practical and time-saving workshops, Librarians Rachel Walden and Francisco Juarez will walk participants through all… Keep reading

Learn Basic Research Programming Skills

Learn basic research programming skills in: Intro to Unix Intro to Git and Version Control Intro to R/Rstudio Thursday, August 19, 2021 | 9:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m. CT Friday, August 20, 2021 | 9:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m. CT Register Here Brought to you by: Office of the Vice Provost for Research, Research ITS Service, Jean and Alexander… Keep reading

Starting July 6, Research Appointments offered for Fine Arts Gallery, History of Medicine Collections and Special Collections and University Archives

Vanderbilt University deeply values the neighbors, community partners and visitors who make the campus community so vibrant. The Fine Arts Gallery, the History of Medicine Collections and the Special Collections and University Archives Library never stopped providing online access to collections and online reference throughout the pandemic, and will continue to do so.  We are… Keep reading

SciVal Analytical Database Training

SciVal Workshops Offered Workshops for the new library resource, SciVal, will be offered at the following times. SciVal is an analytical database used in institutional benchmarking and identification of collaborative research opportunities and trends. To register for a session, please email Sharon West. Tuesday, March 23 from Noon to 2:00 p.m. OR Friday, March 26… Keep reading

Use Twitter’s API To Amplify Your Research (Now for Free)

Twitter’s API is now available to academic researchers with defined research projects at no cost. Why is this important? Until recently, academic researchers interested in utilizing Twitter data in their work needed to pay a premium to use Twitter’s API in order to access Twitter’s full archive of public conversations on the app. Due to… Keep reading

Presenting Your Research: Narrative and the Elevator Pitch – March 9, 2:15-3:00 p.m.

Complex technical information and research data can confuse an audience if not presented clearly. Learn how to use the narrative structures of storytelling to communicate your research in a way that will resonate with your audience. Register for the Workshop   Learn about the Research Productivity Workshops

Managing Your Research – February 23, 2:15-3:00 p.m.

Streamlining your research and citation process can save you hours of frustration. Learn to enhance your ability to manage your research while ensuring responsible information sharing. This session will review the basics of citation managers and demonstrate how they can make you more efficient and productive in your research and writing. Special focus will be… Keep reading

New feature broadens Libraries’ Scan and Deliver service

The libraries are pleased to introduce a new button to “request chapter/article scan” found in the bibliographic record for any user logged into their library account. (Please see screen shot below) When selected, the button sends you to the “Article/Book Chapter Request” form. Initially rolled out to faculty, it is now available to all members… Keep reading

Two new virtual workshop series: Research Productivity and Digital Literacies

The Vanderbilt Libraries are pleased to announce two exciting new virtual workshop series: Research Productivity and Digital Literacies: Research Productivity Series:  To be productive, researchers must identify relevant research, sift through and organize it to suit their scholarly purposes, and present it effectively to others. Researchers are apt to get stuck at any of these… Keep reading

New Peabody Library Research Channel

Peabody librarians have created a new digital Library Research Channel, designed to demystify the research process: https://researchguides.library.vanderbilt.edu/peabodyresearch. The Research Channel has content for everyone: Undergraduate students – university-level research includes several parts, and starting early will help make sure you’re not pushing everything until the last minute. Find out more. Graduate & professional students –… Keep reading